The importance of dialogue and exchange of good practices between Member-states regarding the information society is one of the conclusions contained in the European Commission Communication ?eEurope 2005 Action-Plan - An Update?, adopted on 17 May, which also underlines the need to carry out a new eEurope 2005 revew and evaluation process before the successor of this plan is proposed or launched.
This Communication follows the mid-term review of eEurope 2005 Action Plan, which will be submitted in the Spring 2005, proposing fifteen measures in several fields, namely for broadband, on-line public services and e-business, which application contributes to the fulfilment of the eEurope objectives and to accelerate its implementation.
The proposed measures are as follows: launch of a forum on digital gap; follow-up of the benefits of IPv6 within the broadband development; review of the directive impact on electronic signature; identification of priorities and actions that contribute to the interoperability of solutions within the framework of mobile payments; finalisation of the activities associated with the e-business support network through gathering and treatment of the small and medium enterprises (SME) good practice, making them available through a on-line database; development of an Internet platform, ?eEurope Online?, with updated information on eEurope Action Plan.
European Commission Communication on eEurope 2005 Action Plan
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European Commission - eEurope 2005 Mid-term Reviewhttp://europa.eu.int/information_society/eeurope/2005/all_about/mid_term_review/index_en.htm
European Commission - eEurope 2005 Action Planhttp://europa.eu.int/information_society/eeurope/2005/index_en.htm
eEurope 2005 Action Plan follow-up report, 18.3.2004https://www.anacom.pt/render.jsp?contentId=171578